DI Only Pathway Overview

Thank you for your interest in the MHC DI’s DI-Only Pathway. This pathway is an option for applicants in the following situations:

  • Applicant already has a master’s degree.
  • Applicant is currently pursuing a master’s degree.

Applicants who apply to the DI-Only Pathway must provide proof of an existing master’s degree, one that is in progress, or acceptance into a master’s program before starting the internship. Examples of proof include a letter of acceptance from a master’s program and/or transcripts from a currently enrolled master’s program. More information about our DI application process can be found here. 

Current Compass/Compass affiliates/Compass One/Morrison Healthcare associates are given priority in early acceptance decisions and location choices. Indicate in your application if you work for any of our Compass sectors or affiliates. 

Our partner university students will be given priority in early acceptance decisions and location choices. Indicate in your application if you are a current and recent graduate from the list below of priority partner universities. 

Priority Partner University List:

  • Auburn University (AU)
  • Clemson University (CU)
  • Kansas State University (KSU)
  • Johnson & Wales (JWU)
  • Stony Brook University (SBU)
  • University of Alabama (UA)
  • University of Arizona (UArizona)
  • University of Florida (UF)
  • University of Georgia (UGA)
  • Michigan State University (MSU)
  • University of Tennessee Martin (UTM)
  • Texas Tech University (TTU) students  

Per the CDR 2024 Graduate Degree Requirement, after January 1, 2024, dietetic interns must complete all requirements of the dietetic internship and complete a graduate program to receive a DI verification statement and to be eligible to take the registration examination for dietitians. We cannot accept interns who do not already have and are not planning to obtain a master’s degree.

Information about our MS/DI Pathway can be found here. This pathway is for individuals who plan to apply to one or more of our MS program partners.

Questions? Our program director is happy to answer any questions you have and can support you throughout the application process. Please send any questions to sunithazechariah@iammorrison.com